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AboutNFTE Chicago Metro
Through a unique combination of high-impact student programs and exceptional teacher training and support, NFTE’s Chicago Metro program office provides schools and partners across the region the opportunity to change young lives through entrepreneurship. NFTE has launched thousands of Chicago Metro students on their entrepreneurial journey through in-school, after-school, and summer programming.
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Model Teacher Challenge
Applications are due November 29, 2018
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-19 Model Teacher Challenge.
EY Connect Day Volunteers Help NFTE Chicago Metro Students Brainstorm Ideas for World Series of Innovation ChallengeOctober 5, 2018EY’s Connect Day is an annual day of community service and this year, thousands of volunteers from Ernst & Young LLP came together to help NFTE students brainstorm about the future of work around EY’s World Series of Innovation challenge. Sessions were held in 24 locations across the US, including Illinois. The energy, collaborative spirit and smiles were just as big everywhere. Learn more about the World Series of Innovation Challenges at innovation.nfte.com.Read More
On the #RoadtoNationals and Ready to Compete in OctoberAugust 27, 2018Seven of NFTE Chicago Metro's top young entrepreneurs have qualified for nationals and are headed to the final rounds of...Read More
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Chicago Metro Schools
NFTE works with committed teachers, schools, and partners in under-resourced communities to activate the entrepreneurial mindset in young people. If you are in the Chicago Metro area and would like to know more, contact ScottN@nfte.com.